The blog.

10
Apr

Air France strengthens support of tech innovation in Africa

French airline launches Joon, and confirms commitment to AfricArena 2018. Coinciding with the launch of their new, innovative airline, Joon, today Air France-KLM paid a visit to the French Tech South African Tech Labs in Century City, Cape Town where the leading French airline confirmed their commitment to African tech innovation by increasing its partnership in the AfricArena 2018 conference. The French South African Tech Labs is an incubator and accelerator for French and South African ...

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20
Mar

Media announcement: Highly acclaimed Cape Town development studio, 4i, merges with Methys

Cape Town, March 20th, 2018. Earlier today, representatives from Methys Group and 4i announced that 4i has merged with Methys Digital, a Methys Group Company, with immediate effect, and appointed Renier Kriel as the Managing Director of Digital for Methys Group.  Methys Digital’s impressive portfolio of startups, SMEs and large listed companies grew a little bigger today, as highly acclaimed digital development studio, 4i joined its ranks. Methys’ footprint reaches across the globe with an ...

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6
Mar

How much does app development cost? Infographic

Methys Digital has been designing and developing mobile apps for a while now, and from our wealth of experience working with a range of different clients, we’ve learned a thing or two about what goes into creating a mobile app. Here’s a guideline on how much your app idea is going to cost. 1. Very Low Complexity If you are testing an idea or concept, the stakes are high. Our advice is to spend as little as possible by working with a team that’s fast, efficient ...

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11
Oct

Methys announced today the appointment of Mr Guillaume Lemal as Chief Operations Officer Europe & North Africa.

Paris, October 11th 2017. Methys, an international digital transformation firm with operations in Europe and Africa, announced today the appointment of Mr Guillaume Lemal as Chief Operations Officer Europe & North Africa for its Alternative Investment Business Line. Guillaume is one of the most experienced professional in the Alternative Investment service industry in Europe, having served in various positions – including Analytics Solutions Architect – for nearly 10 years at ...

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19
Jun

Methys Labs’ PayGenius startup winner of the French Grand Prix for Overseas French Entrepreneurs

Awesome news from France! For its 4th edition, more than 400 passionate entrepreneurs, members of the jury and representatives of the partners gathered at the Pavillon d’Armenonville in Paris to celebrate the Grand Prix of French fast growing companies. 14 sectors of activities were honoured, rewarding not only French companies selected for their remarkable growth but also French entrepreneurs operating overseas. Pre-selected among more than 230 French companies that experienced high ...

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15
May

We are nothing if we are not a team

Methys South Africa is growing so we place emphasis on bringing our various teams together on a regular basis for some fun. Teams include our digital team, our FSATLabs startups, our BI unit and all the people that make the Methys magic happen. Last week we had a braai Olympic games session over lunch, organised by the startups this time. We are a multicultural, multinational team, so this was an awesome theme to bring us together, underpinned by our South African heritage, the boerewors braai! ...

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31
Mar

Will the ‘Internet of Things’ reshape the security industry?

Everyday objects that can send and receive data have started to enter our homes. This new development of the Internet is what we call the ‘Internet of Things’. This new megatrend has already started to attract leading digital players such as Google, Amazon and Samsung as well as a vast ecosystem of start-ups. This burgeoning industry is expected to know a tremendous growth in the coming years, from 2 billion connected objects in 2006 to a projected 200 billion by 2020 (1). This ...

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31
Mar

Methys leads the launch of Cape Town French Tech Hub

On Wednesday, March 16, the Cape Town French Tech Hub was officially launched at a cocktail dinner organized by the French Tech team, gathering both South African and French tech entrepreneurs and institutions.  On this occasion, key South African and French personalities expressed their welcoming of the initiative: Patricia de Lille, Executive Mayor of Cape Town Elisabeth Barbier, Ambassador of France in South Africa Tim Harris, CEO Wesgro Daniel Guasco, Chairman of Silicon Cape Camille ...

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15
Mar

How to get feedback on your prototypes

Whether you’re building an application or a website, it is critical to incorporate user feedback as early as possible in your prototyping journey. Getting relevant user feedback in the early stages of your project will allow you to maximize your design and development resources by limiting the number of iterations required to produce a compelling digital product. Prototype iteratively The basic rule to follow when building a basic prototype is, get feedback and iterate with a more detailed ...

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2
Mar

Mobile World Congress: our perspective

The Mobile World Congress that was held end of February in Barcelona, is the largest mobile trade show of the year. Traditionally, it is where phone constructors, with the exception of Apple, launch their flagship handsets. Here are the main event highlights from our perspective as mobile developers: Less wearables and tablets:  The MWC2016 didn’t see a huge number of wearables and tablets launched compared to the previous editions. This shows a slow down for these two product ...

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